Two months after revealing a third iteration in the “FBI” franchise would be part of its fall schedule with a straight to series order, CBS has announced that “The Young and the Restless” alum Luke Kleintank (ex-Noah Newman) will lead the cast of “FBI: International” as the Head of the International FBI Fly Team unit who travel the world with the mission of tracking and neutralizing threats against American citizens wherever they may be. Not allowed to carry guns, the Fly Team relies on intelligence, quick thinking and pure brawn as they put their lives on the line to protect the U.S. and its people.
Joining Kleintank on “FBI: International” as leads are Heida Reed (“Poldark”) and Vinessa Vidotto (“Lucifer”). Reed will be second-in-command while Vidotto will play a green but eager and ambitious member of the team.
The series, which debuts this fall on the network as part of an all-“FBI” Tuesday lineup, will air at 9:00 p.m. sandwiched between its mothership series and spinoff “FBI: Most Wanted.”
Since leaving “Y&R” in 2011, Kleintank has gone on to star in Amazon’s “The Man in the High Castle” and has had recurring roles in “Bones,” “Pretty Little Liars” and “Person of Interest.” In movies, Kleintank appeared in “Midway” and “The Goldfinch,” among others. He’ll next star in “The Good Neighbor.”
Deadline first reported the news.